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Braddon’s latest foodie catch

Something fishy is going on in Lonsdale Street, Braddon. And we have trawled our contacts and cast out our nets in order to hook you a scoop. OK, enough with the fishing analogies. Yes, it’s a fish and chip shop. That much was obvious from the hoardings outside. But this new venture – the brainchild […]

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Your guide to Canberra’s newest places to eat

We get it. With so many new places to eat opening in Canberra, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed. So we’ve compiled our articles on the newest places to check out AND our reviews of the ones we’ve managed to get around to so far, so that you know what to expect. There’s sure to be something that […]

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Kokomo’s serving up tropical treats

Kokomo’s is ambitious. From its size (it can hold up to 450) to its theme of bringing the tropics to Canberra – this place can’t be categorised as a restaurant, bar or club. It’s a mix of all three. And the recent announcement that the Harrington brothers have managed to secure eighties icon and The […]

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Pulp Kitchen’s second coming

Welcome back Pulp Kitchen! You’ve been missed. And now that we can have a good look at you, we see you have had some subtle work done. You look fresher and more beautiful than before. But you are still a familiar face. And that is reassuring when you are a favourite haunt—and maybe a lesson […]

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First look: Sanya Bar

Canberra’s food scene has matured a lot over the past few years. But is it ready for a different take on Chinese food? This was the question JJ Chen asked herself before deciding to open Sanya Bar, Lonsdale Street’s newest resident. Like many of us, JJ was a public servant for a number of years. […]

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Cosy Canberra: Where to warm up this autumn

It might be blue skies at the moment but we all know that as soon as ANZAC Day hits, the weather goes downhill. Catch ups with friends, family outings and date nights are starting the move indoors as the leaves fall. Avoid an accidentally chilly catch up at these cosy Canberra spots. Parlour Wine Room […]

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Just Some Cafe

The sleepy streets of Collector are a long way from the fjords of Scandinavia and the Yorkshire Moors.  However, for the globetrotting Oliver Chiswell and his UK-born partner Lucy Stevens, the lure of the village “in the middle of nowhere but on the way to everywhere” has proven irresistible. “Family and friends brought us here,” […]

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Canberra cafes to write in

When HerCanberra reader Betsy wrote to us requesting an article on cafes to write in, we were happy to oblige!  We took to our HerCanberra writers community find out what cafes fit the bill of ‘a good writing spot’. What is a good writing spot, you may ask? We decided that potential spots might include accommodating […]

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Seven restaurants serving up amazing Thai food

Take Your Tongue On A Trip To Thailand As winter settles in, the hunt for the perfect warming Asian restaurant is on. Here are seven of our fave Thai places. Kinn Thai “Kinn” means “eat” in Thai, and that’s exactly what you’ll be doing at this popular restaurant. Kinn Thai places an emphasis on the […]

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Brunch in the Burbs

Beat the crowds, ditch the drive and stroll into one of your local suburban gems this Sunday. Little Oink – Cook This diverse menu has a very punny sense of humour and is stacked with great breakfast options for all you north siders. Located in the inner north suburb of Cook, Little Oink is ideal […]

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